Alibi V.25 No.32 • Aug 11-17, 2016

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Four women in conversation

Four women in conversation with one another, discussing a variety of subjects—self care and the future, politics and art, the past and the power of self-definition.

The Latest

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film

Cinematic Suicide

What Warner Bros. did wrong with Suicide Squad

What Warner Bros. did wrong with Suicide Squad.

Reel World

Native film, a movie about Selena, a film law clinic and the dope on dope fill up this week’s Reel World.

TV News

Tidbits from around the dial

Tidbits from around the dial...

Week in Sloth

This week’s teevee highlights include a summer election special, a Mad Max triple feature, preseason football and 50 years of Star Trek!

food

Beign-Yay!

35° North Coffee offers French flair

The staff is friendly and helpful, the drinks are delightfully flavorful and the beignets, well, the beignets are truly a win.

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A Chronicle of Misdeeds

Valencia scandal points to a larger issue at UNM

August March chronicles a series of unfortunate incidents at UNM, calling for an end to the culture that engendered them.

Motorcyclist Killed During Outage

In this week’s Newscity: a fatal motorcycle accident, HSD backs off of collection efforts and former governor Gary Johnson is still running for President.

Odds & Ends

Funny because being threatened by a terminator happens to someone else.

music

Exquisite Power!

Women’s Voices concert brings community together

Women’s Voices concert brings community together

art

Revolutions, Past and Future

Virgil Ortiz at the Albuquerque Museum

Virgil Ortiz’ current work focuses on the Pueblo Revolt of 1680; his new exhibit opens soon at the Albuquerque Museum.

Radiating Brilliance

Juliana Coles challenges viewers with her art installation Stripped

Juliana Coles challenges viewers with her art installation Stripped.

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Remedial Math

Urban Wellness and the hunt for THC

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits Urban Wellness.

Alibi V.25 No.31 • Aug 4-10, 2016

After School is Over

Learn what life’s about

This week’s concert previews include upcoming shows by Black Milk, Red Light Cameras, the Dirty Brown Jug Band and Boz Scaggs.

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The Innocents

Knocked-up nuns make for a thorny historical drama

Knocked-up nuns make for a thorny historical drama in Anne Fontaine’s new film The Innocents.

Gold Fever

“The 2016 Summer Olympics” on NBC

“The 2016 Summer Olympics” on NBC.

music

Sonic Reducer

This week, resident Alibi record reviewer Geoffrey Plant takes readers on a jazz odyssey!

cannabis

You Are What You Eat

Medzen and the art of eating cannabis

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits Medzen and tells us how edibles work.

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Odds & Ends

Funny because getting pulled over for doughnut trafficking happens to someone else.

art

Theater for Social Change

Working Classroom empowers people on stage and behind the scenes

Working Classroom empowers people on stage and behind the scenes.

A City in Ruin

The strong pulse of Sunil Yapa's debut novel

The strong pulse of Sunil Yapa's debut novel is examined by Alibi Arts and Lit Editor Maggie Grimason.

food

No More Mu Du

Mu Du Noodles closes, remembering a father of the American Mexican food industry, McDonald’s changes its tune, the best steakhouse in N.M., food truck arson and Flying Star founders have a plan.

Alibi V.25 No.30 • July 28-Aug 3, 2016

Land of Magic and Darkness

The many iterations of enchantment in Leigh Stein's new memoir

With a profound attention to detail and a singular way of layering battling emotions, Stein tells of grief, death, love and yes, violence, too.

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Third Party Candidates Offer Variety

Presidential campaign filled with outliers

Alibi political correspondent Carolyn Carlson takes a deeper look into third party presidential candidates and their various platforms.

Modern Day Slavery

Human trafficking still an issue in America

Come to New Mexico World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to learn how to stop slavery.

Odds & Ends

Funny because getting arrested at the gym happens to someone else.

food

My Beer Will Go On

Heimat House closes, farmers expect rise in produce prices thanks to the drought, pecan growers want to use banned pesticide, the best way to pack your kids’ lunches, Rancho de Chimayó wins highest esteem, vote for the best green chile cheeseburger

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Genius of Love

SWOP: the difference between sativa and indica

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits Southwest Organic Producers.

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You Could Reach Nirvana Tonight!

Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words

August March reflects on the life and work of Frank Zappa as seen through director Thorsten Schütte’s lens in Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words.

Reel World

The 48 Hour Film Project, Free Flicks at Civic Plaza and a new documentary about Western visionary Charles Lummis.

The Monster Squad

“Stranger Things” on Netflix

Devin O’Leary looks at Netflix’s new limited series “Stranger Things.”

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Something to Chatter About

Art music organization handles work from baroque to modern

Chatter ABQ continues to provide challenging and highly listenable musical programs for a city that digs art music.